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LISS Announces Publication of New Science Book Synthesizing Decades of Long Island Sound Research

December 9, 2013 — A new book provides the most comprehensive review and synthesis of scientific research of the Long Island Sound in 35 years. Continue Reading

CTDEEP Acquires 155 Acres of Open Space in Towns of Clinton and Westbrook

October 29, 2013 — Purchase, with funding assistance from the Long Island Sound Study, helps to conserve an ecologically important area. Continue Reading

$1.29 Million Awarded for Community-Based Projects to Improve Health of Long Island Sound

October 24, 2013 — The grants are part of the Long Island Sound Futures Fund, a program started by the Long Island Sound Study and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation. Continue Reading

Thousands to Toast the Coast Nationwide Sept. 28, 2013

September 16, 2013 — The Long Island Sound Study (LISS), part of EPA’s National Estuary Program, is asking residents of Long Island Sound to join in a nationwide “Toast the Coast” on Sept. 28 in celebration of the 25th annual National Estuaries Day. Continue Reading

NY Sea Grant Seeks Teachers to Become Long Island Sound Mentor Teachers

April 1, 2013 — NY Sea Grant is accepting applications for mentor teachers for this year’s Long Island Sound Mentor Teacher program in New York. Applications are due on April 30, 2013. Continue Reading

Long Island Sound Study to Investigate Climate-Related Risks to Natural Resources

December 14, 2012 — New Climate Change Initiative Announced: The LISS-funded project investigates climate change impacts on key wildlife and ecosystem resources in Long Island Sound. Continue Reading

$1.6 Million Awarded for Community-Based Projects to Improve Health of Long Island Sound

September 24, 2012 — More than $700,000 granted to support projects in Connecticut Continue Reading

New York Kicks-Off Multi-Year Seafloor Mapping Project of Long Island Sound

August 10, 2012 — The Stony Brook University Research Vessel Seawolf is being used to gather information and data on the Sound's seafloor to help guide decisions about the uses of the Sound. Continue Reading

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